Product Innovations M&E Field Manager at One Acre Fund

On Monday, March 21st, 2016
Based in Bungoma
We are an International NGO with a strong footprint in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania: In these countries our 3,000+ strong staff serves over 200,000 smallholding farmers and helps them to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.
We are seeking an experienced Manager and Leader to help build the data collection capacity of the One Acre Fund Product Innovations M&E team. Both internal and external candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
As the Field Manager of the Product Innovations M&E team, you will play a critical role in helping One Acre Fund collect high-quality data that drives program decisions about how to improve the lives of our farmers. 
 
You will use your excellent management skills, coordination skills, and ability to grow individuals to manage and develop a team of 100+ enumerators and 5+ field specialists to become even stronger data collectors and managers.
In order to excel in this role, you will bring professionalism, organization, and strong management skills to raise the standard of service among all team members. 
You will use your people skills to serve as a bridge between survey managers and data collectors on the team.
 
Your Role
  • Supervise and provide feedback on field specialist performance in trainings and survey rollouts, with multiple field visits each week
  • Manage and develop 4-5+ field specialists to deliver world-class quality data on every survey
  • Design and implement management tools to improve the performance of all PI staff
  • Provide strategic advice to PI managers to support survey design and implementation
  • Provide actionable feedback on data quality to field team members, based on backcheck results
  • Schedule weekly survey assignments for field specialists and enumerators
  • Manage weekly budget QC and submission
  • Immediately address and resolve performance issues
  • Place relevant logistics and procurement requests for survey needs
Our Requirements
  • University degree and relevant experience in Data Collection M& E
  • Vast Knowledge in Program Coordination
  • At least two (2) years management experience with significant responsibilities developing staff.
  • Demonstrated experience excelling in both field and office settings.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to develop field/office teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate with various stakeholders to determine project needs.
  • Preferred experience in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) data collection.
  • Must have advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Orientation towards proactively solving problems and identifying team improvements.
  • Quick learner eager to know more about new survey topics.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and meet tight deadlines.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Willingness to reside in Bungoma, Kenya.
How to Apply

If you feel motivated to work for One Acre Fund as the Product Innovations M & E Field Manager and if you fulfill our requirements for this role, we look forward to receiving your application by 31st March, 2016

CLICK HERE to apply online

You will be prompted to a form that must be completed. At the end of the form you will have the opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.

Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
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